Toonz Animation, the animation division of Toonz Media Group, has produced world-class animation content in collaboration with major global brands.Trivandrum based Toonz has partnered with a US-based digital entertainment company to produce an animated series based on a card game for Google.
Toonz Media Group’s new mobile game-derived animated series Smighties is set to make its digital debut tomorrow exclusively on YouTube and the YouTube Kids app.Based on New York IP owner Herotainment’s popular online and mobile game of the same name, the 39 x seven-minute comedy/adventure series follows six small but mighty superheroes—Zip, Zap, Nardy, Melody, Leila and Dude—who embrace teamwork, friendship and fun.
Toonz Media Group owned YouTube channel ‘Chotoonz’ reached 1 million subscribers on June 17. Conceived in 2013, Chotoonz had a very humble beginning. An initial team specialised in digital strategy and promotions was put in place in 2015 and by April 2016, the channel had 100K subscribers.
India’s Toonz Media Group has joined forces with L.A.-based mobile entertainment network ReachMe.TV to launch Toonz TV, a new animation-focused kids and family channel distributed via ReachMe.TV’s in-airport and in-hotel networks.
Imira Entertainment has secured distribution deals for kids’ and family content across the globe with partners such as Netflix and Disney.
SVOD giant Netflix has bought a package of children’s programming from Spain’s Imira Entertainment, including shows from South Korean studio SAMG.
The Animation Master’s Summit was conducted on May 5th & 6th in Park Centre, Technopark, Trivandrum. Toonz CEO P. Jayakumar addressed the gathering and welcomed the guests.
June has two important European markets – MIFA Annecy (12th-17th June) and Napte Budapast (19th-22nd June) - and Imira will be attending both, taking its news slate of titles to each market to meet with leading broadcasters, SVOD players and kids networks.
The second day of Animation Masters Summit observed the winners for The Flying Elephant Competition – that had seen 925 entries this from countries all over the world – being announced. Awards were given to the winner, runner-up and second runner-up.
A treasure trunk of knowledge opened at Animation Masters Summit 2017 as the Masters spoke about the burning topics in the media and entertainment industry.